Community
Fusion Support
Report issues, bugs, and or unexpected behaviors you’re seeing. Share Fusion (formerly Fusion 360) issues here and get support from the community as well as the Fusion team.
cancel
Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

'Look at' Feature doesn't Look at Sketch

6 REPLIES 6
Reply
Message 1 of 7
Heavy_Industry
205 Views, 6 Replies

'Look at' Feature doesn't Look at Sketch

When I click the 'Look At' button, the viewport always moves to the sketch origin which is rarely located in the centre of the active sketch. This is quite annoying as I always have to use this to normalise the view then move the camera to centre the sketch. Is there a way for Fusion to simply centre the sketch normal to the camera when this button is pressed?

6 REPLIES 6
Message 2 of 7

@Heavy_Industry 

Can you File>Export your *.f3d file to your local drive and then Attach it here to a Reply?

You should post a file for each issue that you observe (make up a dummy file if your actual file is proprietary).

Message 3 of 7

Please see image referencing the problem attached below:

 Look At Issue.png

Message 4 of 7

The Look At command, in the Sketch Palette, is not designed to look at the sketch entities, it is designed to look at the sketch "Plane".  The most logically position to look at on the sketch plane is the Origin.  This is documented in the Fusion 360 help file.  If you would like to read about it yourself, here is the link.

 

Look At.jpg


"If you find my answer solved your question, please select the Accept Solution icon"

John Hackney
Retired

Beyond the Drafting Board


Message 5 of 7

Thansk for clarifying, I've noticed that for some sketches Fusion will move the origin point somewhere within the new sketch as seen below. This obviously helps move the viewport to the active sketch when 'Look At' is pressed, any ideas how or why this occurs?

 

Origin Re-locate.png

Message 6 of 7

Usually if a sketch plane aligns with the active component standard planes the origin will be at the component origin. If you sketch on a face not aligned to the standard planes the origin will be at the centre of the face. With plane along path the origin will be where the path intersects the plane.

 

Mark Hughes
Owner, Hughes Tooling
Did you find this post helpful? Feel free to Like this post.
Did your question get successfully answered? Then click on the ACCEPT SOLUTION button.

EESignature


Message 7 of 7
g-andresen
in reply to: Heavy_Industry

Hi,

For information only:
The CAD mouse from 3 D-Connexion has buttons for position-dependent zooming.

 

cad mouse.png


Maybe you can find out if it is possible to adjust the functions via shortcuts.

 

günther

 

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask the community or share your knowledge.

Post to forums  

Autodesk Design & Make Report